M217 O Maria stella maris

Standardised text incipit: 
O Maria stella maris
Standardised composer: 
Reference source: 
MotettiC, No. 41, ff. 32r (S), 31v (A), 31r (T), 31r (B)
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
 
Length: 
60
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3c4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
...ddcba
...ddefg
ddefgfed
gfgagbag
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
SCM 2
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
O Maria stella maris
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Marian feasts and observances
Full text: 

O Maria stella maris,
Dignitate singularis
<...>
Ordines celestium.

In supremo sita poli,
Nos commenda tuae proli
Ne terrores sive doli
Nos supplantent hostium.

 

English translation: 

O Mary star of the sea of singular dignity <..> the orders of the celestial things.

You who are located in the highest places of Heaven, commend us to your son, so that the terrors and tricks of the enemies may not throw us down.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Sequence De beata Maria V., ascr. to Adam of St. Victor, AH 54, No. 245, pp. 383-386, st. 21-22

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
MotettiC
No. 41: S:032r A:031v T:031r B:031r
O Maria stella maris
ID: M217
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Anonymous
- C51 Salvatoris mater pia
T217 O Maria stella maris